Laws were made to be broken yet this one I abide by consistently.
The Law of Attraction (LOA)
It is unknown to many that each of us has the power to manifest exactly what we want in our lives. Simply put, our dominant thoughts become our dominant reality. So if we believe something to be true we will consistently find evidence to validate our belief, manifesting a future in line with this.
In the previous part I looked at the mechanics behind LOA and this part I am going to explain in three simple step how to practice it. The proceeding parts will tell you the story of my life and how I have personally acquired the things I desire by adjusting my dominant thoughts.
The remaining chapters are outlined at the bottom of this post.
For one reason or another humans are drawn towards believing that events beyond their control are shaping their destiny. We tend to point the finger away from ourselves labelling these events as good or bad, letting our dominant thoughts be based on the label, unaware that the finger should in fact be pointed at ourselves with some basic questions:
- How do you feel in this moment?
- Why are you choosing these thoughts?
- How would you feel if you were not thinking these thoughts?
The next time you feel like pointing the finger try asking yourself these questions instead. Sit in silence when you do this. And don't judge or label the answers. Just feel what it is that comes to you and be conscious of the ego's defence mechanism to keep you pointing that finger away from yourself.
In the previous part we established how in this Vibrational Universe, like attracts like.
- Think negative thoughts, attract negative events.
- Think positive thoughts, attract positive events.
Whilst these words clearly represent labels, the point I am making is that we get to choose our thoughts and consequent reality which comes with them. So choose your thoughts carefully and be clear in your mind about your goals and aspirations.
The Law of Attraction is responding to your thought, not to your current reality. When you change the thought, your reality must follow suit. If things are going well for you, then focusing upon what is happening now will cause the well-being to continue, but if there are things happening now that are not pleasing, you must find a way of taking your attention away from those unwanted things. You have the ability to quickly change your patterns of thought, and eventually… your life experience.
--- Abraham, Excerpted from the book “Money and the Law of Attraction”
Abraham is the name given to a non physical collective consciousness which speaks through a woman called Esther Hicks. I have been following their words on a daily basis and learned much in the process. They say they are here to help us and almost always speak about LOA.
Take 15 minutes daily, thinking of pleasant scenarios regarding your body, with the sole intent of enjoying your body and appreciating its strength and stamina and flexibility and beauty. When you visualize for the joy of visualizing rather than with the intention of correcting some deficiency, your thoughts are more pure and, therefore, more powerful. When you visualize to overcome something that is wrong, your thoughts are diluted with the “lackful” side of the equation. In time, your physical condition will acquiesce to your dominant thoughts.
--- Abraham, Excerpted from the book “Money and the Law of Attraction”
Whilst they are recommending 15 minutes here it has also been stated by Abraham that 17 consecutive seconds is the minimum amount of time required to reach a kind of combustion point which draws a matching thought vibration towards it. The longer you can focus your mind on your desired feeling/vibration the more powerful this action becomes.
Close your eyes and mediate for a short period in silence. Clear your mind and focus only on your breathing.
Imagine whatever it is you want. Feel the feeling of actually having it already. Live out the ecstasy of it. Revel in the joy of it. Dance to the music of your achievement in your mind. Do this for a minimum of 17 seconds. If your mind wanders, start the 17 seconds again. This is not as easy as it sounds. But practice makes perfect :)
Forget about your desire. The more you focus on the lack of it, the less likely you are to attract it.
I find it effective to move my mind immediately onto something I love doing. Like spinning my fire-staff for example!
And that's it!
Repeat whenever you feel like it. If you are already good at consistently controlling your vibrational offering/thoughts, once is enough.
But if you feel doubts arising after a few days or a few months, go through the process again.
It is very important to remember
Your desire will not come to you in the way you expect. Trust me. It only ever happens in ways you can't possibly predict.
Looking back at the time-line of events from my life, I know that had my brother not invited me to the States everything would have played out different in my life. Don't forget, I hadn't spoken to him for ten years, so it was pretty unexpected to get his invitation.
When I learned of the events going on in my home whilst stuck in Virginia, my initial feeling was not a good one at all. But I was able to let go of my fears and follow the flow. And look where it led me 😃
I will tell you about the particulars of these events in this series. The story is long and full of surprises!
Be clear about the signal you are offering, forget all about it and then go with the flow of events, even when they may appear to be leading you down what you perceive to be a 'bad' path.
If you have been clear with the Universe about the vibrational signal you are offering, it must come to you.
It is UNIVERSAL LAW.
I hope you have enjoyed my personal perspective on the Law of Attraction. I cannot say if it is the right or the wrong way to practice it, but I can say that it has worked for me.
Blessings to you all 🙏🏻
The remainder of this series:
Part 3: A brief introduction to my life
- 1976 - 2001
Youngest son of ex-corporate giant [Harry Stonehill (who was betrayed the U.S. and lost everything)]( I was declared as having dyslexia & ADHD at school in the UK. In time I learned to adapt and after falling in love with magic, I won the Young Magician of the Year award in 1989. Finally I fell in love with film and chose this as my life career.
Part 4: Success does not necessarily equal happiness!
- 2001 - 2007
I had just finished working on Guy Ritchie's movie 'Snatch' when my father died in 2001, leading me down an unexpected path into the UK porn industry. With my new job came much success and international adventures, but I knew in my heart I was deeply unhappy.
Part 5: Rehab
Believing my unhappiness to be the result of my many addictions, I checked myself into rehab in South Africa where I learned many things. But most importantly I discovered a book called 'The Secret' by Rhonda Byrne.
Part 6: Sobriety
I was sober for a total of 18 months (not even a coffee or cigarette!) yet I ended up directing porn again and despite getting engaged to a beautiful porn star I still didn't feel happy.
Part 7: The difficult awakening
Didn't marry the porn star (thank goodness!) and started learning more about the world instead. I felt deeply saddened & betrayed when I discovered the many deceptions going on today and did my best to spread the word. In this period I came across the Law of Attraction again, through the words of Abraham (see my daily Abe quotes here) and this time I took note...
Part 8: The year of change
Began practicing the described techniques, focusing on a life of total freedom on the open road with a family of my own (I even specifically focused on a beautiful brunette European partner). I became a vegan, stopped wearing shoes, started sun-gazing & meditating. I will be examining sun-gazing in my ongoing series TRUTH SEEKING. Please don't look at the sun till you have done your research first.
Part 9: LOA starts working its' magic on me!
I was unexpectedly invited to the U.S. by a brother I hadn't spoken to since the death of my father, leaving a friend in charge of my rented home for the 5 weeks I was away. Various bizarre events (involving the police and a bunch of harmless plants) led to my eviction and with little money at that time I was left with no choice but to sell what I had and set out on the road.
Part 10: My life-changing Camino
Walked barefoot a section of the Camino de Santiago (a pilgrimage route across southern France & Northern Spain with all my (mostly film related) possessions on my back. This journey let me to a free home in Barcelona where I was able to hone my time-lapse skills in Gaudi's beautiful park Guell.
Part 11: Thailand, land of dreams
I was invited to live in Thailand for a film job where I met my French partner Sabrina (seen in the main image at the top) when she sat next to me on a bus!
Part 12: Learning to be a father in France
Moved to South of France to meet Sabrina's family. Esteban was born in Perpignan, not far from the Spanish boarder. I didn't speak much French at that time, so I focused on my love of films and mentally preparing myself for a life on the road, which I could feel coming to me now as a direct result of my new dominant thought patterns.
Part 13: Indonesia & the final piece of the puzzle
- 2015 - 2017
After being invited to live in Bali for a film job I discovered Steemit through a crypto developer I met in the jungle! Prior to this I had no knowledge of cryptocurrency so there was much to catch up on! Luna was born in Bali and after 2 years here we are ready now to continue on the road now... living exclusive on Steem and the possibilities created by this, such as trading, mining and investing into ICOs.
Part 14: Conclusion
In the final fart of this series I will list out the main points and focus on the best questions which have come up during the series, doing my best to answer them all for you.
What you can see in this timeline is an exact manifestation of my desire established in 2012.
Here you can see my current profile banner & the kind of life I live now.
The Law of Attraction & the Story of my Life.
Who is @samstonehill?
Currently based in Bali he travels with his partner & two children. With no bank account he has been living on STEEM & crypto for over six months.
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The Bali Volcano Crisis
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Mount Agung erupted a 2nd time with force on the 25th November, sending an ash cloud 1,500m into the sky and we will be watching it closely over the next few weeks.
This is what it currently looks like.
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